Coaching and Officials' courses

 

In this section of our site you can find details of the qualification based courses officiating (including Assistant Official, new levels 1, 2 and 3), coaching and leadership courses which are being held by England Athletics.

Click on a link below to find out more:

Coaching section including How to qualify as a coach

Officials section including Officials' courses available

- General queries on courses or education:
   www.englandathletics.org/contactus
 

You can use the Course Finder tool on the right hand side of this page to filter the listings by course type, region, keyword or proximity to your postcode.


For other events such as development opportunities please see our events section

Courses (qualifications)

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Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 16.Sep.2018
  • Location: Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: LC0353
  • Booking Deadline: 31.Aug.2018


England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £140

To book online please click here

A one day Leadership Training course which qualifies and insures leaders to deliver safe and fun running sessions, suitable for Running Club Leaders and other Group Leaders.

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 16.Sep.2018
  • Location: University of Lincoln Sports Centre , Brayford Pool , Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 7TS
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: MC1093
  • Booking Deadline: 03.Sep.2018


England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £140

To book online please click here

A one day Leadership Training course which qualifies and insures leaders to deliver safe and fun running sessions, suitable for Running Club Leaders and other Group Leaders.

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 16.Sep.2018
  • Location: Wodson Park Sports Centre, Wadesmill Road, Ware, Herts, SG12 0UQ
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: SC1222
  • Booking Deadline: 31.Aug.2018


England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £140

To book online please click here

A one day Leadership Training course which qualifies and insures leaders to deliver safe and fun running sessions, suitable for Running Club Leaders and other Group Leaders.

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.

Leadership in Running Fitness

  • Course Dates: 16.Sep.2018
  • Location: Brittan Building, Middlesborough Towers, 4th Floor, Teeside University, Middlesborough, Tees Valley,
  • Cost: £160
  • Course Code: NC1057
  • Booking Deadline: 03.Sep.2018


England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £140

To book online please click here

A one day Leadership Training course which qualifies and insures leaders to deliver safe and fun running sessions, suitable for Running Club Leaders and other Group Leaders.

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 18.

Officials - Health and safety

  • Course Dates: 19.Sep.2018
  • Location: Mary Gash Room, Notts AC Clubhouse, Harvey Hadden Stadium, Bilborough, Nottingham, NG8 4PB
  • Cost: £10
  • Course Code: MO0329HS
  • Booking Deadline: 10.Sep.2018

This is a compulsory module for all track and field technical officials.

The module represents a key component of the technical officials’ qualification.
 

Officials - Level 1 (Field)

  • Course Dates: 19.Sep.2018 to 22.Sep.2018
  • Location: Mary Gash Room, Notts AC Clubhouse, Harvey Hadden Stadium, Bilborough, Nottingham NG8 4PB
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: MO0329FD
  • Booking Deadline: 10.Sep.2018

This course is taking place on one Wednesday evening and a Saturday Morning. The course will allow the candidate to work under the supervision of a qualified official in the specific discipline with a view to becoming a qualified technical official.

Officials - Level 1 (Track)

  • Course Dates: 19.Sep.2018 to 22.Sep.2018
  • Location: Mary Gash Room, Notts AC Clubhouse, Harvey Hadden Stadium, Bilborough, Nottingham, NG8 4PB
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: MO0329TR
  • Booking Deadline: 10.Sep.2018

A course during one evening and one day course that will allow the candidate to work under the supervision of a qualified official in the specific discipline with a view to becoming a qualified technical official.

Officials - Level 1 (Timekeeper)

  • Course Dates: 19.Sep.2018 to 22.Sep.2018
  • Location: Mary Gash Room, Notts AC Clubhouse, Harvey Hadden Stadium, Bilborough, Nottingham NG8 4PB
  • Cost: £30 (inc H&S module) / £20 standalone module
  • Course Code: MO0329TK
  • Booking Deadline: 10.Sep.2018

A course during one evening and one day course that will allow the candidate to work under the supervision of a qualified official in the specific discipline with a view to becoming a qualified technical official.

Athletics Coach Days 1 & 2

  • Course Dates: 22.Sep.2018 to 23.Sep.2018
  • Location: Castle Sports Centre, Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5AU
  • Cost: £435
  • Course Code: MC1081A
  • Booking Deadline: 10.Sep.2018

England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £270

Please click here to book on this course

This qualification is the cornerstone of the coach education pathway. In total the course consists of 4 contact days, which concludes with a practical assessment.

Day 1 & 2 of the course will cover the generic content of running, jumping and throwing and physical preparation. Once candidates have booked a their Athletics Coach Day 1 & 2 and received their booking confirmation, they should then select their Day 3 & 4 Event Technical option in either Endurance, Speed, Jump and Throws. The course also includes an online Knowledge Test and a Safeguarding module.

Candidates will be able to plan a progressive training programme for athletes coaching a range of activities to prepare the developing athlete to run, jump and throw. When qualified you will be insured to coach without supervision.

Minimum Age: 18

Prerequisite: Level 1 Assistant Coach or Coaching Assistant

Coaching Assistant

  • Course Dates: 22.Sep.2018 to 29.Sep.2018
  • Location: Robin Park Arena, Loire Drive Newtown Wigan Lancashire
  • Cost: £245
  • Course Code: NC1054
  • Booking Deadline: 10.Sep.2018


England Athletics affiliated club member cost: £185

To book online please click here

Course fee now includes associated Athletics 365 App. This qualification is for those who wish to move towards being a coach and begin to gather experience in the detail of making coaching decisions.

Please note: The minimum age for this course is 16.

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